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Re: [PATCH 0/3] Convert grep to recurse in-process

Jeff King wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:06:03AM -0700, Brandon Williams wrote:

>> Each 'struct repository' does have its own config so we could
>> potentially want a config in a submodule to override some config in the
>> superproject.  Though for right now it may be simpler to not worry about
>> doing this overriding, mostly because you would only want to allow
>> overriding of some configuration and not all configuration.  One example
>> would be the number of threads allowed in grep,
> I think that's probably one of the more complicated cases, and I don't
> think it really needs to be done on day one.

That's fair.  Could you give an example of a simpler case?